We do things a bit differently, and that's the way we like it!
About Liberty Jr. Football
Liberty Junior Football is a youth football organization that serves children who live in the Issaquah School District and would attend Liberty High School based on school boundaries. Liberty is a proud member of the Greater Eastside Junior Football Association.
Foster sportsmanship and teamwork; Build self-confidence and life lessons that translate to all aspects of life; Provide coaches who are dedicated to development of fundamental skills and high personal character; Establish ONE Team, ONE Community
What we teach our young athletes
Football is a unique sport in that every individual contributes to the collective success of the team. A lineman has to make his block to free the running back. A linebacker has to make the proper read to put himself into position to make a play for the rest his teammates. Through these individual responsibilities, the player develops important team building and life skills. Some of these life skills include personal responsibility, attention to detail, conflict resolution, self-reflection, mental and physical toughness, team work, goal setting and personal resolve.
When does the season start and what's the commitment?
Our season starts in August and runs thru mid-November. In general, the teams practice 5 days a week for the first 3 weeks, and then drop-down to 3 days a week with a game on Saturday. Every team plays a minimum of 9 total games and may play additional games in the playoffs. The 2021 GEJFA championship games are generally played on Saturdays and start in November.
Who Can Play Liberty Junior Tackle Football?
To be eligible to play in the 2021 season (without an age waiver), a player must weigh at least 60 pounds and have been born on or before July 31, 2014, but not before August 1, 2007 and live within the Liberty High School boundary. With Club approval and parental waiver, a 7-year-old who weighs at least 60 pounds may play. No experience is necessary. Both boys and girls are welcome.